Friday, 8 February 2013

Richard III exhibition opens in Leicester




A new free exhibition dedicated to the search for Richard III opened today (8 Feb) at Leicester’s Guildhall.
Richard III: Leicester’s search for a king reveals the archaeological detective work that led to therediscovery of Greyfriars church, the location ofRichard’s grave, and the identification of his remains.
Displays place these findings in their historical context, exploring what written sources tell us about the king’s life and death, and compare these to clues provided by analysis of his bones, from scoliosis to battle wounds.

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